A new type of male contraceptive could be created thanks to the discovery of a key gene essential for sperm development.
Genetics May 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
A study to evaluate birth control methods has found dramatic differences in their effectiveness. Women who used birth control pills, the patch or vaginal ring were 20 times more likely to have an unintended pregnancy than ...
Overweight and Obesity May 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- The use of oral contraceptives by younger women or hormone therapy by older women may be linked with inflammatory bowel disease, new research indicates.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study published on BMJ website today adds to the evidence that certain non-oral hormonal contraceptives (e.g. skin patches, implants and vaginal rings) carry a higher risk of serious blood clots (known as venous thromb ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Intrauterine devices (IUDs) should be used routinely to provide emergency contraception, according to the authors of the first systematic review of all available data from the past 35 years. They found that IUDs had a failure ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More US teenagers are postponing sex than in 1995, and hormonal contraceptive use is up among those who are sexually active, said US health authorities on Thursday.
Health May 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
An HIV prevention trial that pre-dates the shift to antiretroviral (ARV)-based approaches is nonetheless helping to answer some of the most relevant and topical questions the field is facing today. More than three years after ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- U.S. health officials announced Tuesday that birth controls pills containing drospirenone -- a man-made version of the hormone progesterone -- may be associated with a higher risk of blood clots ...
Medications Apr 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP) -- Teen births fell again in the United States in 2010 with the highest rate once more in Mississippi, according to a new government report.
Health Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The first large-scale U.S.-based study to evaluate the link between an injectable form of progestin-only birth control and breast cancer risk in young women has found that recent use of a year or more doubles the risk. The ...
Cancer Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A district in Indonesia is handing out cash to civil servants who volunteer for vasectomies -- but the initiative has upset women who fear their sterilised husbands will be more likely to have affairs.
Other Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- While most pharmacies report having emergency contraception (EC) in stock, misinformation regarding what age women can take it without a prescription is common, according to a study published ...
Health Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- What does birth control really cost anyway?
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study has revealed that injectable contraceptives that are widely used around the world influence the risk of developing several types of cancer.
Cancer Mar 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study carried out by fourth year medical students of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) has shown that taking contraceptive pill is the most common method for birth control.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 29, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0